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Reference: Creative Commons Open Education Resources Policy Registry Expands But Your Help Still Needed

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From a Creative Commons Blog Post by Anna Daniel:

Advocating for government OER policies is not always easy or straightforward. Earlier this year, CC announced that we would coordinate and steward a collection of OER open policies. Since then, many members of the global OER community have been working together to compile a database of OER policies as well as toolkits, presentations, and other supporting materials. We call it the OER Policy Registry.

The policies in the OER Policy Registry are specific to OER, but may include general open access, ICT, or online learning policies that directly enable OER. There are currently over 60 policies, but we need your help to improve the registry.

First, please add new or edit existing OER open policies. We’ve put together some instructions for navigating, editing, and adding to the policy registry. If you have any questions, please email: anna@creativecommons.org.

Second, please help us spread the word! We need you and your networks to help the OER Policy Registry grow and flourish. Click Retweet below to share with your followers:

60+ open policies in the new #OER Policy Registry. Find out how you can help. bit.ly/SIQKgi
— creativecommons (@creativecommons) November 5, 2012

Direct to Creative Commons Policy Registry

Learn More About OER: Survey on Government OER Policies
Global in scope. Published in June by UNESCO

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